If you were ever intrigued with Opera but didn’t know where to start, here is a perfect place to begin your journey. As your guide to this exciting art form, we will be listening and talking about the story lines as well as the singers who bring the operas to life.
We will investigate the composers and some of the history that inspired the writing of many of these masterpieces. You will learn to identify different types of voices belonging to specific artists and what types of operatic roles suit them.
So who’s afraid of opera? I promise, with a bit of understanding you will know the differences between the great works Mozart, Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Richard Strauss, Gershwin and yes, even a taste of the music dramas of Wagner. All the productions will be available on YouTube.
So come join me and don’t forget your Opera glasses!
This virtual class will meet on Zoom.